Picea mariana (Mill.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Common Name: BLACK SPRUCE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 6
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt Tree

In the southern portion of its range in the state, almost entirely restricted to bogs; northward, found also in the same swamps, dune ridges, gravelly shores, etc., as P. glauca, but most often in bogs, usually with Larix, sometimes with Thuja or Abies. The peg-like projections tend to be widely spreading in this species, even at right angles to the twig, while in P. glauca they tend to be strongly ascending.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Alpena County
Antrim County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Benzie County
Calhoun County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Clare County
Crawford County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Gladwin County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Iron County
Isabella County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
    Including Manitou Islands
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Menominee County
Missaukee County
Montcalm County
Montmorency County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Otsego County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Schoolcraft County
Tuscola County
Washtenaw County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1921.